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Web Administrators
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Manage web environment design, deployment, development and maintenance activities. Perform testing and quality assurance of web sites and web applications.

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Currently Employed: 11,217

Projected Annual Job Openings: 210

Typical Hourly Wage: $42.81 - $60.69

Typical Annual Salary: $89,000 - $126,200

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Typical education needed for entry: Bachelor's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

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typical job duties

  • Back up or modify applications and related data to provide for disaster recovery.
  • Determine sources of web page or server problems, and take action to correct such problems.
  • Review or update web page content or links in a timely manner, using appropriate tools.
  • Monitor systems for intrusions or denial of service attacks, and report security breaches to appropriate personnel.
  • Implement web site security measures, such as firewalls or message encryption.
  • Administer internet/intranet infrastructure, including components such as web, file transfer protocol (FTP), news and mail servers.
  • Collaborate with development teams to discuss, analyze, or resolve usability issues.
  • Test backup or recovery plans regularly and resolve any problems.
  • Monitor web developments through continuing education, reading, or participation in professional conferences, workshops, or groups.
  • Implement updates, upgrades, and patches in a timely manner to limit loss of service.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Computer servers
  • Desktop computers
  • Notebook computers
  • Personal computers
  • Scanners

Technology:
  • Application server software
  • Enterprise application integration software
  • Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Web page creation and editing software
  • Web platform development software

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